Programming note: A’s-Twins coverage starts this afternoon at 12:30 p.m. with A’s Pregame Live on Comcast SportsNet California
OAKLAND – A.J. Griffin is logging lots of hours at the ballpark, just not in the fashion he would prefer.
OAKLAND – Outfielder Craig Gentry and reliever Ryan Cook are eligible to come off the disabled list for the Oakland A’s on Saturday, but neither player likely will do that just yet.
OAKLAND – A’s manager Bob Melvin said he had a long talk with new closer Jim Johnson to try to help Johnson right the ship after two rough outings to start the season.
OAKLAND -- A’s reliever Ryan Cook continues to inch closer to rejoining the team.